The Annual Charles Simonyi Lecture

The Annual Charles Simonyi Lecture

October 2019
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
An Inspector Calls An Inspector Calls & Only Expansion
20
The Curious Parcel
21
Only Expansion Only Expansion & Hey Diddle Diddle
22
Only Expansion Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin & Plus1 more... Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin & Plus1 more... & Plus2 more...
23
Only Expansion Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin & Plus1 more...
24
Only Expansion Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin & Plus1 more... Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin & Plus1 more... & Plus2 more...
25
Only Expansion Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin & Plus1 more... Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin & Plus1 more... & Plus2 more...
26
Only Expansion Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin & Plus1 more... Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin & Plus1 more... & Plus2 more... Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin & Plus1 more... & Plus2 more... & Plus3 more... Only Expansion & Me, as a Penguin & Plus1 more... & Plus2 more... & Plus3 more... & Plus4 more...
27
Only Expansion Only Expansion & Birthday Parties Only Expansion & Birthday Parties & Plus1 more... Only Expansion & Birthday Parties & Plus1 more... & Plus2 more...
28
Hey Diddle Diddle Hey Diddle Diddle & Birthday Parties Hey Diddle Diddle & Birthday Parties & Plus1 more...
29
Birthday Parties Birthday Parties & Stick Man Birthday Parties & Stick Man & Plus1 more... Birthday Parties & Stick Man & Plus1 more... & Plus2 more...
30
Birthday Parties Birthday Parties & Stick Man Birthday Parties & Stick Man & Plus1 more... Birthday Parties & Stick Man & Plus1 more... & Plus2 more...
31
Birthday Parties Birthday Parties & Three Sisters Birthday Parties & Three Sisters & Plus1 more... Birthday Parties & Three Sisters & Plus1 more... & Plus2 more... Birthday Parties & Three Sisters & Plus1 more... & Plus2 more... & Plus3 more...
1
2
3
Become a Member

Join Marcus du Sautoy and Professor Rosalind Picard for this year’s annual Simonyi Lecture.

Can we build AI with Emotional Intelligence?

Today’s AI can play games, drive cars, even do our jobs for us. But surely our human emotional world is beyond the limits of what AI can achieve? In this year’s Annual Charles Simonyi Lecture, Professor Rosalind Picard challenges that belief. Robots, wearables, and other AI technologies are gaining the ability to sense, recognize, and respond intelligently to human emotion. This talk will highlight several important findings made at MIT, including surprises about the "true smile of happiness," and finding electrical signals on the wrist that reveal insight into deep brain activity, with implications for autism, anxiety, epilepsy, mood disorders, and more.

Rosalind Picard is founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group at the MIT Media Laboratory, faculty chair of MindHandHeart, and cofounder of Affectiva and cofounder and chief scientist of Empatica. Picard is the author of 300 peer-reviewed scientific articles, and known internationally for her book Affective Computing, which is credited for launching the field by that name. Picard is an active inventor with over a dozen patents and her lab's achievements have been profiled worldwide including in Wired, New Scientist and on the BBC.

Aimed at the general public, this annual lecture is the highlight of the University’s programme to engage the public in the excitement and wonder of science.

Age guideline 12+

Duration: 1 hour with no interval

Book Tickets

Tickets: £7

People Who Booked The Annual Charles Simonyi Lecture Also Booked For...

  • Join Marcus du Sautoy and a specially invited guest lecturer for this year's Simonyi lecture. Aimed at the general public, the lecture is the highlight of the University of Oxford's programme to engage the public in the excitement and wonder of science. On the 20th July this year we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing. Since the excite...

  • An Inspector Calls

    Sat 19 Oct

    Stephen Daldry’s multi-award winning production for the National Theatre of An Inspector Calls returns after a sell-out London season and American tour. Daldry’s radical, challenging and visionary version of JB Priestley’s classic thriller, hailed as the theatrical event of its generation, has been seen by more than 4 million people worldwide. When Inspector Goole arrives unexpectedly...

  • Only Expansion

    Sat 19 , Mon 21 - Sun 27 Oct

    Experience an utterly unique audio-walk through Oxford. As sea levels rise and wildfires burn, Only Expansion remixes the sound of Oxford so you can experience sonically how your own life might change in the future. A beautifully made guidebook prompts you to explore the city, choosing your own route, while headphones with customised electronics capture and manipulate the sounds around...

We use cookies on this website to improve how it works and how it’s used.

Accept & Continue